ATLANTA —Jennifer Mann will be the next president of the Coca-Cola Co.’s North America operating unit, the company announced Aug. 23.

Ms. Mann will take over the role from Alfredo Rivera effective Jan. 1, 2023. Mr. Rivera will step down from the role but will remain with Coca-Cola as a senior adviser through March 2023.

“Jennifer has emerged as a strong business leader during her 25-year career with the company,” said James Quincey, chairman and chief executive officer of Coca-Cola. “Her background in operations across the United States and globally makes her a great fit to lead the company’s largest operating unit.”

Ms. Mann holds a degree in accounting from Georgia State University and joined Coca-Cola in 1997. She started as a manager in the national customer support division and has held various leadership roles since. In 2019, she became the president of global ventures and was responsible for globally scaling acquisitions and brands.